11 February 2020
The new proposal is for 64 smaller homes, with increased landscaping and open space, including land given to the village for a community centre.
04 February 2020
The town council has criticised proposals put forward by Persimmon Homes for the development on land off Ipswich Road.
31 January 2020
Plans to help steer the future development in two Suffolk villages have been formally adopted, with other communities encouraged to develop their own.
29 January 2020
A couple claim their new home in Blunden Close, which they bought for £525,000, needed major work over the course of four months after they moved in.
15 January 2020
Long Melford Parish Council has reiterated its opposition, stating the new plans had many of the same problems as an application withdrawn last year.
13 January 2020
A formal plan setting out residents' priorities for future development in the village has been targeted for the summer by the local steering group.
10 January 2020
The organisation has warned of the risks of traffic and flooding issues due to development in Great Cornard, ahead of a public meeting next week.
09 January 2020
It has six bedrooms, an alfresco dining terrace, a 15th century exterior ... and is something of a magnet for fans of a Hollywood blockbuster.
02 January 2020
Babergh District Council approved detailed plans for 130 homes north of Waldingfield Road, a site close to the planned Chilton Woods development.
11 December 2019
The outcome was due before the end of 2019, but due to the general election, a decision is not expected to be made until January 2020 at the earliest.
03 December 2019
A judicial review of a development on Cuckoo Hill was filed by Bures St Mary Parish Council on behalf of villagers, who agreed to cover the costs.
25 November 2019
Plans to convert a vacant shop in Long Melford into a home have met opposition from the local parish council.
18 November 2019
The entrance road of the new Elms Croft development was unveiled with the name of Blunden Close, paying homage to the late Edmund Blunden.
18 November 2019
Hunstowe Land is seeking to promote fields around 23 acres south of Davidson Close for homes, as part of Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s joint local plan.
11 November 2019
The developer confirmed it intends to submit a revised planning application for the site in the future.
08 November 2019
Concerns about the potential for urban sprawl have been raised in response to a developer’s major housing proposal for Great Cornard.
05 November 2019
Babergh District Council green-lit applications for four of the houses on Cuckoo Hill in August, but issued demolition notices on the remaining two.
28 October 2019
Babergh District Council was twice defeated in the High Court for failing to provide reasons for approving a housing development proposal.
10 October 2019
Plans to convert a former petrol station site in Long Melford into a block of flats are facing opposition from residents and councillors alike.
03 October 2019
Villagers in Boxford say they are ecstatic that plans for 80 new homes in the village have been turned down by a planning committee.